Places in our world generate stories; evoking a place can elevate our understanding of our own, and other, cultures

Places Chapters

This is a short story about all seven wonders of the ancient world.

I chose this story because it was a very happy, and loving story that warms me inside that a king would do this for his beautiful wife.

Read more to learn about this wonder of the ancient world.

This story is about the hanging gardens of Babylon.

Places Story Briefs

Eyewitnesses saw a plane land at Mili Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, during July of 1937. The country issued postage stamps, in 1987, depicting four ...

Eyewitnesses saw a plane land on Mili Atoll in July of 1937. Could it have been Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan?

Does a photo, maintained at the U.S. National Archives, depict Amelia Earhart after her disappearance on July 2, 1937?

The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

One of the wonders of the ancient world, the lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt was located on the island of Pharos.

Places Audio Narrations

During the Blitz, German warplanes devastate Coventry on November 14, 1940.

Storing water in their large stems, Baobab trees help people during dry periods.

The Babylonian Empire, when it existed, was the most-powerful of all states in the ancient world.

Germany's Federal Archives contain SS photos from Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Many of today's English cities had their start as Anglo-Saxon settlements.

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